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Texans-Patriots Week 14 Thursday injury report

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 6, 2012 – 6:33 pm

Johnathan JosephThe Thursday injury report for the Texans and New England Patriots, who play at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro in Week 14:

OUT
None

DID NOT PARTICIPATE
CB Alan Ball (Foot), OLB Brooks Reed (Groin)

LIMITED PARTICIPATION
G Antoine Caldwell (Hamstring), NT Shaun Cody (Ribs/Back), ILB Tim Dobbins (Shoulder), TE Garrett Graham (Concussion), ILB Bradie James (Hamstring), CB Johnathan Joseph (Hamstring/Groin), T Derek Newton (Knee), DE Antonio Smith (Ankle), G Wade Smith (Knee/Ribs)

FULL PARTICIPATION
DE Jared Crick (Neck), TE Owen Daniels (Back), WR Lestar Jean (Knee), OLB Whitney Mercilus (Hip), OLB Jesse Nading (Foot), WR DeVier Posey (Knee/Hamstring), RB Ben Tate (Hamstring), QB T.J. Yates (R. Elbow)

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

OUT
None

DID NOT PARTICIPATE
TE Rob Gronkowski (Forearm/Hip), OL Nick McDonald (Shoulder)

LIMITED PARTICIPATION
DT Ron Brace (Elbow), S Patrick Chung (Shoulder/Hamstring), G Dan Connolly (Back), TE Aaron Hernandez (Ankle), LB Dont’a Hightower (Hamstring), DE Chandler Jones (Ankle), WR Brandon Lloyd (Knee), DT Kyle Love (Knee), G Logan Mankins (Ankle/Calf), LB Brandon Spikes (Knee/Ankle), OT Sebastian Vollmer (Back/Knee), WR Wes Welker (Ankle)

FULL PARTICIPATION
LB Jerod Mayo (Elbow)


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By the numbers: Top-10 Texans through Week 13

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 5, 2012 – 1:59 pm

Arian Foster

On Tuesday, we looked at where the Texans rank statistically as a team through Week 13. Here’s a look at individual Texans players who rank in the top 10 of the NFL in various categories:

QB Matt Schaub
9th in passer rating (94.5)
8th in passing TDs (21)
10th in completion percentage (64.4)

RB Arian Foster
1st in rushing attempts (283)
T-3rd in rushing yards (1,106)
1st in rushing TDs (13)
8th in yards from scrimmage (1,239)
1st in scrimmage touchdowns (15)

WR Andre Johnson
7th in receptions (74)
T-4th in receiving yards (1,114)

DE J.J. Watt
2nd in sacks (15.5)
1st in stuffs (tackles for loss on running plays) (14.5)
6th in passes defensed (15)

CB Kareem Jackson
T-7th in interceptions (4)
T-6th in INTs returned for touchdown (1)

CB Johnathan Joseph, FS Danieal Manning
T-6th in INTs return for touchdown (1)

K Shayne Graham
T-5th in points, kickers (103)

P Donnie Jones
T-6th in punts inside 20 (24)

WR Keshawn Martin
4th in punt return average (14.3)
10th in long punt return (71)

CB Alan Ball (missed 1 game, foot injury)
T-5th in special teams tackles (13)
T-3rd in solo special teams tackles (11)

OLB Bryan Braman (missed 2 games, hamstring injury)
T-7th in special teams tackles (12)
T-3rd in solo special teams tackles (11)


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Texans-Titans inactives, lineup changes

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 2, 2012 – 10:39 am

NASHVILLE — Here are inactives and lineup changes for the Texans’ Week 13 game against the Tennessee Titans at LP Field. Kickoff is at noon CT.

Texans inactives
22 CB Alan Ball
24 CB Johnathan Joseph
53 ILB Bradie James
58 OLB Brooks Reed
62 G Antoine Caldwell
75 T Derek Newton
67 G Cody White

Texans starting lineup changes
Ryan Harris will start at right tackle for Derek Newton. Barrett Ruud will start at inside linebacker for Bradie James. Whitney Mercilus will start at outside linebacker for Brooks Reed.Brice McCain will start at cornerback for Johnathan Joseph. 

Titans inactives
11 QB Rusty Smith
23 RB Jamie Harper
29 CB Ryan Mouton
52 LB Colin McCarthy
68 T Byron Stingily
87 TE Lavelle Hawkins
96 DT DaJohn Harris

Titans starting lineup changes
Tim Shaw will start at middle linebacker for Colin McCarthy.


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Texans-Titans Week 13 Friday injury report

Posted by Nick Scurfield on November 30, 2012 – 4:17 pm

186josephJAC11The Friday (final) injury report for the Texans and Tennessee Titans, who play at LP Field in Nashville in Week 13 (bold indicates change in player’s status from previous day):

OUT
G Antoine Caldwell (Hamstring/DNP), ILB Bradie James (Hamstring/DNP), CB Johnathan Joseph (Hamstring/Groin/DNP), T Derek Newton (Knee/DNP), OLB Brooks Reed (Groin/DNP)

DOUBTFUL
None

QUESTIONABLE
CB Alan Ball (Foot/DNP)

PROBABLE
FB Tyler Clutts (Hip/Full), NT Shaun Cody (Ribs/Back/Full), DE Jared Crick (Neck/Full), TE Owen Daniels (Back/Full), ILB Tim Dobbins (Shoulder/Limited), RB Justin Forsett (Knee/Full), RB Arian Foster (Finger/Full), WR Lestar Jean (Knee/Full), WR Andre Johnson (Groin/Full), CB Brice McCain (Knee/Ribs/Full), C Chris Myers (Elbow/Full), OLB Jesse Nading (Foot/Full), WR DeVier Posey (Knee/Hamstring/Full), S Glover Quin (Shoulder/Full), ILB Darryl Sharpton (Knee/Hip/Back/Full), DE Antonio Smith (Ankle/Full), G Wade Smith (Knee/Ribs/Limited), RB Ben Tate (Hamstring/Full), WR Kevin Walter (Shoulder/Full), DE J.J. Watt (Illness/Full), QB T.J. Yates (R. Elbow/Full)

*RB Arian Foster was limited in Wednesday’s practice for rest.

TENNESSEE TITANS

OUT
LB Colin McCarthy (Concussion/DNP)

DOUBTFUL
None

QUESTIONABLE
S Al Afalava (Ankle/Full), LB Patrick Bailey (Ribs/Full), RB Jamie Harper (Ankle/DNP), WR Lavelle Hawkins (Ankle/Full), DE Derrick Morgan (Knee/DNP), WR Damian Williams (Hamstring/Limited)

PROBABLE
LB Xavier Adibi (Knee/Full), WR Kenny Britt (Knee/Full), QB Jake Locker (L. Shoulder/Full), TE Craig Stevens (Hamstring/Full)


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Texans-Titans Week 13 Thursday injury report

Posted by Nick Scurfield on November 29, 2012 – 5:43 pm

The Thursday injury report for the Texans and Tennessee Titans, who play at LP Field in Nashville in Week 13 (bold indicates change in plyer’s status from revious day:

OUT
None

DID NOT PARTICIPATE
G Antoine Caldwell (Hamstring), ILB Bradie James (Hamstring), CB Johnathan Joseph (Hamstring/Groin), T Derek Newton (Knee), OLB Brooks Reed (Groin)

LIMITED PARTICIPATION
NT Shaun Cody (Ribs/Back), TE Owen Daniels (Back), ILB Tim Dobbins (Shoulder), WR Andre Johnson (Groin), DE Antonio Smith (Ankle), G Wade Smith (Knee/Ribs)

FULL PARTICIPATION
CB Alan Ball (Foot), FB Tyler Clutts (Hip), DE Jared Crick (Neck), RB Justin Forsett (Knee), RB Arian Foster (Finger), WR Lestar Jean (Knee), CB Brice McCain (Knee/Ribs), C Chris Myers (Elbow), OLB Jesse Nading (Foot), WR DeVier Posey (Knee/Hamstring), S Glover Quin (Shoulder), ILB Darryl Sharpton (Knee/Hip/Back), RB Ben Tate (Hamstring), WR Kevin Walter (Shoulder), DE J.J. Watt (Illness), QB T.J. Yates (R. Elbow)

*RB Arian Foster was limited in Wednesday’s practice for rest.

TENNESSEE TITANS

OUT
None

DID NOT PARTICIPATE
RB Jamie Harper (Ankle), G Steve Hutchinson (Non-Injury), LB Colin McCarthy (Concussion), WR Damian Williams (Hamstring)

LIMITED PARTICIPATION
LB Patrick Bailey (Ribs), DE Derrick Morgan (Knee)

FULL PARTICIPATION
LB Xavier Adibi (Knee), S Al Afalava (Ankle), WR Kenny Britt (Knee), WR Lavelle Hawkins (Ankle), QB Jake Locker (L. Shoulder), TE Craig Stevens (Hamstring)


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Texans-Titans Week 13 Wednesday injury report

Posted by Nick Scurfield on November 28, 2012 – 4:28 pm

The Wednesday injury report for the Texans and Tennessee Titans, who play at LP Field in Nashville in Week 13:

OUT
None

DID NOT PARTICIPATE
G Antoine Caldwell (Hamstring), ILB Bradie James (Hamstring), CB Johnathan Joseph (Hamstring), T Derek Newton (Knee), OLB Brooks Reed (Groin), DE J.J. Watt (Illness)

LIMITED PARTICIPATION
NT Shaun Cody (Ribs/Back), TE Owen Daniels (Back), ILB Tim Dobbins (Shoulder), RB Arian Foster (Non-Injury)*, WR Andre Johnson (Groin), DE Antonio Smith (Ankle), G Wade Smith (Knee/Ribs)

FULL PARTICIPATION
FB Tyler Clutts (Hip), DE Jared Crick (Neck), WR Lestar Jean (Knee), CB Brice McCain (Knee/Ribs), C Chris Myers (Elbow), OLB Jesse Nading (Foot), WR DeVier Posey (Knee/Hamstring), S Glover Quin (Shoulder), ILB Darryl Sharpton (Knee/Hip), RB Ben Tate (Hamstring), WR Kevin Walter (Shoulder), QB T.J. Yates (R. Elbow)

*RB Arian Foster was limited in Wednesday’s practice for rest.

TENNESSEE TITANS

OUT
None

DID NOT PARTICIPATE
LB Patrick Bailey (Ribs), LB Colin McCarthy (Concussion), DE Derrick Morgan (Knee)

LIMITED PARTICIPATION
RB Jamie Harper (Ankle), WR Damian Williams (Hamstring)

FULL PARTICIPATION
LB Xavier Adibi (Knee), S Al Afalava (Ankle), WR Kenny Britt (Knee), WR Lavelle Hawkins (Ankle), QB Jake Locker (L. Shoulder), TE Craig Stevens (Hamstring)


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By the numbers: Top-10 Texans through Week 12

Posted by Nick Scurfield on November 28, 2012 – 10:33 am

On Tuesday, we looked at where the Texans rank statistically as a team through Week 12. Here’s a look at individual Texans players who rank in the top 10 of the NFL in various categories:

QB Matt Schaub
9th in passer rating (94.4)
10th in yards (2,855)
8th in yards/attempt (7.55)
8th in passing TDs (19)
10th in completion percentage (64.8)

RB Arian Foster
1st in rushing attempts (269)
2nd in rushing yards (1,064)
1st in rushing TDs (12)
6th in yards from scrimmage (1,186)
1st in scrimmage touchdowns (14)

WR Andre Johnson
T-6th in receptions (69)
3rd in receiving yards (1,058)

DE J.J. Watt
2nd in sacks (14.5)
3rd in stuffs (tackles for loss on running plays) (11.5)
T-6th in passes defensed (12)

CB Kareem Jackson
T-4th in interceptions (4)
T-5th in INTs returned for touchdown (1)

CB Johnathan Joseph, FS Danieal Manning
T-5th in INTs return for touchdown (1)

K Shayne Graham
4th in points, kickers (97)

CB Alan Ball
T-3rd in special teams tackles (13)
T-2nd in solo special teams tackles (11)

OLB Bryan Braman (missed 2 games, hamstring injury)
T-8th in special teams tackles (11)
T-4th in solo special teams tackles (10)


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Texans-Lions inactives, lineup changes

Posted by Nick Scurfield on November 22, 2012 – 10:19 am

DETROIT — Here are inactives and lineup changes for the Texans’ Week 12 game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Kickoff is at 11:30 a.m. CT.

Texans inactives
11 WR DeVier Posey
24 CB Johnathan Joseph
44 RB Ben Tate
52 ILB Tim Dobbins
66 T Andrew Gardner
67 G Cody White
95 NT Shaun Cody

Texans starting lineup changes
Earl Mitchell will start at nose tackle for Shaun Cody. Darryl Sharpton will start at inside linebacker for Tim Dobbins. Alan Ball will start at cornerback for Johnathan Joseph.

Lions inactives
16 WR Titus Young
17 QB Kellen Moore
21 CB Jacob Lacey
76 T Jeff Backus
78 T Corey Hilliard
97 DE Ronnell Lewis
99 DT Corey Williams

Lions starting lineup changes
Ryan Broles will start at wide receiver for Titus Young. Riley Reiff will start at left tackle for Jeff Backus. Nick Fairley will start at defensive tackle for Corey Williams. Drayton Florence will start at cornerback for Jacoby Lacey.


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Texans-Lions Week 12 Wednesday injury report

Posted by Nick Scurfield on November 21, 2012 – 6:31 pm

The Wednesday (final) injury report for the Texans and Detroit Lions, who play at Ford Field in Detroit on Thanksgiving Day in Week 12 (notes: both teams had walk-through practices on Monday, so practice designations were estimations by both clubs of what players would have done in a full practice; bold indicates change in player’s status from previous day):

HOUSTON TEXANS

OUT
None

DOUBTFUL
WR DeVier Posey (Knee/Hamstring/DNP)

QUESTIONABLE
NT Shaun Cody (Back/Ribs/Limited), ILB Tim Dobbins (Shoulder/DNP), CB Johnathan Joseph (Hamstring/DNP), RB Ben Tate (Hamstring/DNP)

PROBABLE
DE Jared Crick (Neck/Full), TE Owen Daniels (Back/Full), SS Quintin Demps (Toe/Full), ILB Bradie James (Thumb/Full), WR Lestar Jean (Knee/Full), CB Brice McCain (Knee/Full), C Chris  Myers (Back/Full), OLB Jesse Nading (Foot/Full), ILB Darryl Sharpton (Neck/Knee/Hip/Full), DE Antonio Smith (Ankle/Limited), G Wade Smith (Knee/Ribs/Limited), QB T.J. Yates (R. Elbow/Full)

DETROIT LIONS

OUT
WR Titus Young (Non-Injury/DNP)

DOUBTFUL
T Jeff Backus (Hamstring/DNP)

QUESTIONABLE
S Louis Delmas (Knee), DT Nick Fairley (Illness/DNP), CB Drayton Florence (Concussion/Limited), Jacob Lacey (Foot/DNP), DT Corey Williams (Knee/Illness/DNP)

PROBABLE
DE Cliff Avril (Back/Limited), S Erik Coleman (Eye/Limited), K Jason Hanson (L. Foot/Full), DT Sammie Hill (Knee/Full), CB Chris Houston (Ankle/Limited), WR Calvin Johnson (Knee/Thumb/Limited), LB Ashlee Palmer (Chest/Limited), G Rob Sims (Hamstring/Limited), DT Ndamukong Suh (Knee/Full)


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Texans-Lions Week 12 Tuesday injury report

Posted by Nick Scurfield on November 20, 2012 – 5:06 pm

The Tuesday injury report for the Texans and Detroit Lions, who play at Ford Field in Detroit on Thanksgiving Day in Week 12 (notes: both teams had walk-through practices on Monday, so practice designations were estimations by both clubs of what players would have done in a full practice; bold indicates change in player’s status from previous day):

HOUSTON TEXANS

OUT
None

DID NOT PARTICIPATE
ILB Tim Dobbins (Shoulder), CB Johnathan Joseph (Hamstring), WR DeVier Posey (Knee/Hamstring), RB Ben Tate (Hamstring)

LIMITED PARTICIPATION
NT Shaun Cody (Back/Ribs), DE Antonio Smith (Ankle), LG Wade Smith (Knee/Ribs)

FULL PARTICIPATION
DE Jared Crick (Neck), TE Owen Daniels (Back), SS Quintin Demps (Toe), ILB Bradie James (Thumb), WR Lestar Jean (Knee), CB Brice McCain (Knee), C Chris  Myers (Back), OLB Jesse Nading (Foot), ILB Darryl Sharpton (Neck/Knee/Hip), QB T.J. Yates (R. Elbow)

DETROIT LIONS

OUT
WR Titus Young (Non-Injury)

DID NOT PARTICIPATE
T Jeff Backus (Hamstring), CB Drayton Florence (Concussion),

LIMITED PARTICIPATION
DE Cliff Avril (Back), S Erik Coleman (Eye), S Louis Delmas (Knee), DT Sammie Hill (Knee), CB Chris Houston (Ankle), WR Calvin Johnson (Knee/Thumb), CB Jacob Lacey (Foot), LB Ashlee Palmer (Chest), G Rob Sims (Hamstring), DT Corey Williams (Knee)

FULL PARTICIPATION
K Jason Hanson (L. Foot), DT Ndamukong Suh (Knee)


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